At the end of 2022, Austin Humanists at Work will cease operations and disband. We have gone through tremendous structural changes that began when the pandemic hit. We pivoted several times to continue serving individuals experiencing homelessness in Austin —
We’re back! What we need for the May 2021 full Giveaway with tables
It’s time for the next Giveaway on Sunday, May 23rd. We are meeting under the IH-35 bridge from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. This is our first giveaway in over a year that will return to our previous configuration of tables, bins
Austin Humanists at Work and Secular Week of Action 2021: How to get involved! April 30-May 9
It’s nearly time for Secular Week of Action — an opportunity for all Americans to participate in civic life through volunteerism — April 30 – May 9, 2021. Secular Week of Action is a call to secular communities across the
Last Giveaway of 2020!
Wrapping up 2020 with our last giveaway abs eat bag distribution of the year. Thank you to all the donors, volunteers, and supporter. You made our year what it was and we couldn’t thank you enough.
October 25th, 2020 Giveaway Recap
Happy October with November almost here, we hope everyone is keeping warm. The Winter Warmth Drive is well underway and a large donation of tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and half of the blankets we reported about last month is all out
Austin Humanists at Work committed to safety during COVID-19 global pandemic
In the wake of the global pandemic and national emergency due to COVID-19, Austin Humanists at Work is taking extra precautions to protect the health the safety of the individuals we serve and our volunteers. The board of directors has
We will miss you Laura…
Sometimes a simple thank you isn’t enough for a person who has given countless hours toward a job that never paid a single cent. Laura joined Austin Atheist Helping the Homeless May of 2014. According to a volunteer spotlight we
Our largest kit-making volunteer event was a huge success. Thank you!
Our largest kit-making event ever was a huge success thanks to 60 first-time corporate volunteers and the cooperation of about a dozen Austin Humanists at Work regulars. In three hours (plus setup and tear-down), volunteers assembled: 1,500 feminine hygiene kits
Austin Humanists at Work launches Winter Warmth Drive 2018: asking for jackets, scarves, sweaters and more
As the first major cold front of the season descends upon Austin, people who are living on the streets will undoubtedly spend the nights shivering in the wet and cold. Austin Humanists at Work holds a Winter Warmth Drive every
Buy Nothing Project and other online groups connect Austin Humanists at Work with needed resources
Buy Nothing, Give Freely. Share the Bounty. The core of the Buy Nothing Project, started in 2013 by Rebecca Rockefeller and Liesl Clark, is simple. Neighbors connect, usually in a Facebook group, to offer and ask for items, no strings attached. Sound a